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Hey guys, I keep receiving questions about old-school characters and hand-painted textures, that's why I want to keep this tutorials list up as a default.

Epic Bible for cg-artists for FREE (no kidding), there is a few tutorials about hand-paint textures:

Two videos with hand-painted female face:

Tyson Murphy character artist at World of Warcraft team with old-school weapons tutorial:

My Demon Chaser tutorials e-book:…
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Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
I'm 3d character--artist and I've been working in game development industry since 2005.

Here is a gallery of talented husband :iconslipgatecentral:

Current Residence: California,USA, but originally I'm from Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
Favourite genre of music: folk, ost, trance, ambient, chillout.
Favourite photographer: Tonya
Favourite style of art: fantasy,sci-fi
Operating System: Windows 7
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DioMahesa Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the visit! Found your DA page yesterday, noticed you are a Blizzard artist, instant watch!!

I'm working at a local indie gamedev, starting a 3D game, and we are talking a lot how make a low poly model like Warcraft 3 and how WoW did the armors so neat. And when I found your page, it was like finding a treasure! Crazy stuff!

Sorry for a long post, I just admire your work a lot :)
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for your kind words! 
OSP-Scata Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015
I wanna say, your art is just EPIC. I'm a novice 3D modeller and you are my main inspiration :)
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! I appreciate that very much!
OSP-Scata Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015
Thank you, too, for a llama! I don't even know if I should run in circles screaming "Senpai noticed me!!", or do something even more insane. So I'll just keep learning and trying - to reach a level closer to yours. :)
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Yeah keep learning is a right choice) 
rcub3d Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
Really, really amazing work here! I have to admit, I am a bit jealous of your job! Blizzard is my dream job as well; currently attending university in hopes of pursuing that position. Again, brilliant style and work!
FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Many thanks and good luck!
jim9999 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Thank you for the Llama!!!
jim9999 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014
You were part of the WoW team? Why does Chris Metzen change the story so often? If you don't mind me asking. By the way, your Shattered Hand orc? awesome. One of my favourites.
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